• Short Summary

    Funeral of conductor Sir Malcolm Sargent.

  • Description

    No title. Sir Malcolm Sargent's funeral. London and Stamford, Lincolnshire.

    L/S the Albert Hall, nearer shot ditto. C/U conductor Sir Malcolm Sargent at London Airport posing for cameras, smiling and waving.

    Exterior All Saints Church at Stamford. People queuing up to go into church for the funeral service. Various shots crowds watching procession of the Mayor and the corporation heading towards the church. Top shot relations arrive including Sir Malcolm's son and two grandchildren. M/S ditto. Panning C/U couple entering church. L/S crowds lined up outside the church listening to service.

    Various shots the coffin being carried out of the church. Top shot as the coffin is carried to the hearse. M/S as the coffin is placed in the hearse. Pan down All Saints Church to the cortege approaching camera, pan to back view of the hearse. L/S of the cemetery. C/U some of the wreaths. C/U another wreath. C/U wreath in shape of treble clef.

    L/S interior the empty Albert Hall. Tracking shot onto the stage to the rostrum with baton. C/U baton resting on rostrum. Panning shot empty seats and boxes in the Albert Hall. L/S empty Albert Hall with music rostrum and piano in foreground.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:56:00 / 01:42:20:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    Title of "Sir Malcolm Sergeant's Funeral" should read Sir Malcolm Sargent's Funeral.

    The name also needs changing in the first line.

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